Veterans Day Freebies and Thank-You offers for military personnel

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Happy Veterans Day to all military personnel. Here are a number of places in the Grand Valley to celebrate veterans and active duty military members.

Axeology: 50% off Axe throwing for all veterans and active military service members on Thursday Nov 11th and Friday Nov 12th. Please share with any and all Veterans and Active military members you may know! We thank you! Book using code: “Facebook” or call in at 970.812.5445

Talbott’s Cider Company, November 13, 2021: This Saturday, we celebrate the Marine Corps birthday by honoring all our Marines and our very own Papa Harry. There will be Patriotic Rock music performed by Ladder Canyon, BBQ and great beverages. Please join us to celebrate!

Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza: “We would like to thank all Veterans and active military personnel with one free pizza and fountain drink! You can take advantage of this offer all day today, November 11, 2021. *Valid military ID required at the time of transaction. Limit one per veteran or active military. Offer available only on November 11, 2021.*

Enstrom Candies: Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom and our country. We greatly appreciate your service and dedication. Veterans, as a thank you, please stop by any of our retail stores and enjoy a small coffee, small ice cream cone or small sundae on us.

Be Sweet Cafe & Bake Shop: “There are not enough words or gifts to express our heartfelt gratitude to all those who have served this great country. But we humbly THANK YOU! ” All Veterans stop by on Thursday and grab a FREE baked good & coffee on us!

Kodiaxe, November 11, 2021: $10/hour for all Veteran and Active Duty Military members.

Taco John’s is honoring the brave men and women who protect our freedom with a bigger. bolder. better. offer this Veterans Day. On Thursday, Nov. 11, the popular quick-service restaurant is giving away a FREE Small Beef Taco Combo Meal – two Crispy Beef Tacos with a beverage and your choice of side – when guests enter the promo code “VETERAN” under the MORE tab in the Taco John’s App.

Dunkin’ Donuts: “We are committed to honoring the dedicated members of our military.” We are giving all veterans and active military a small thanks for a huge service – a free donut of their choice on Thursday, November 11 at participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary*.

Maverik: Adventure’s First Stop presents a patriotic star-shaped raised donut with vanilla icing, red, and blue stripes. A special Veterans Day bundle will also be offered including any size hot beverage and donut for $2.

Golden Corral, Nov. 1 – Nov 30, 2021: The 21st annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner is open Nov. 11 to veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and National Guardsmen from 5 to 9 p.m.  More info

Chili’s, Nov. 11, 2021. Free meal from a select menu. Dine-in only and participating locations only. Proof of military service required.

Denny’s, Nov. 11, 2021. Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead. Locations.

Famous Dave’s, Nov. 11, 2021. Free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich + Side – for veterans and current military members. Bring proof of service. Participating locations only. Valid for Dine-In, To Go, and Online Ordering. More info.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers: Veterans and current military personnel receive cards for free Freddy’s Original Double combo meal on November 11 (valid through November 30). No purchase is necessary to receive or redeem the card.

Little Caesars® Pizza, Nov. 11, 2021 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm). Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation. 

Starbucks, Nov. 11, 2021. Starbucks is treating veterans, active duty service members, and spouses to a free tall (12oz) hot brewed coffee. Starbucks is also donating 25 cents for every cup of hot brewed coffee sold nationwide on Nov. 11 to be divided evenly between Team Red, White & Blue and Headstrong to support the mental health and the wellbeing of military communities. More info.

Village Inn, Nov. 11, 2021. Free V.I.B. breakfast for veterans and active-duty military. Supreme V.I.B. items are not included with the offer. Call ahead to verify participation of your local Village Inn. More info.

Wienerschnitzel, Nov. 11, 2021. A complimentary Chili Dog, small fries, and small drink at participating Wienerschnitzel locations, with valid military ID or by wearing a military uniform. More info.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Nov. 11, 2021. Free order of 10 boneless wings and a side of fries to veterans and current military members. Dine-in or take out. Bring proof of military service. More info.

Charley’s Philly Steaks, Nov. 11, 2021: On November 11, 2021, Veterans and active-duty military members who visit non-AAFES base Charley’s restaurants can enjoy a free small or regular cheesesteak

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (CLIFTON), Nov. 11, 2021. Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich at participating Dickey’s locations. Locations.

Einstein Bros. Bagels, Nov. 11, 2021. Free medium hot or iced coffee for veterans. More info.

IHOP, Nov. 11, 2021. Free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 am – 7 pm. Due to current events, not all locations are participating. Please call ahead to verify participation. 

Olive Garden, Nov. 11, 2021: Free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic breadsticks. Offer good for veterans and active-duty military; proof of service required. 

Outback Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2021. Free Bloomin’ Onion and your choice of any Coca-Cola® product. Offer available for dine-in or to-go (call-in orders only, not available online). Also available: 10% OFF Heroes Discount is open to servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters, and first responders, with corresponding state or federal service ID. 

Red Lobster, Nov. 11, 2021. Free Appetizer or Dessert with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts. More info.

Red Robin, Nov. 11-14, 2021. All Red Robin Military Royalty members can receive a Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries, available for dine-in or take-out. You must register for the Red Robin Royalty® Program by Nov. 1 at to be eligible for this offer. Redeemable between November 11th and 14th.

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